Atlanta Guitarist 1




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Even as a young boy, this guitarist knew he wanted to be a professional musician. Today he enjoys a successful career as a concert guitarist, recording artist, composer, and teacher. He began his performing career in the late 1980’s with a simple philosophy: advance the art of guitar performance through diverse music that appeals to a wide audience. His many musical experiences (from rock to classical, folk and flamenco) have produced an artist with a perspective and style that is unique in the world of classical guitar.

His numerous performances have delighted audiences at universities, art festivals, community concerts and private events throughout the Southeast. He was recognized for his outstanding musicianship by the Georgia Council for the Arts by being selected every year since 2000 for their prestigious Touring Roster. Recordings include Guitarist (1999), Winter Song (2002), and Nocturne (2003) the last two of which are distributed nationally by Holly Creek Collection.

This artist has made numerous television appearances in support of his endeavors and has had performances aired on Georgia Public Radio and Alabama Public Radio. A number of his original compositions and arrangements for solo guitar have been published and are distributed internationally by Willis Music Company, Mel Bay Publications and FJH Music Company.

A classically trained musician, he earned his Bachelor of Music degree in guitar performance from The University of Georgia in 1990 under the guidance of acclaimed guitar teacher John Sutherland. In addition to his collegiate studies, he was selected to participate in the 1991 master class of Grammy nominated guitarist Christopher Parkening at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. There, he was chosen by fellow students as one of six distinguished performers to represent the class in a public concert.

No matter what the setting, an evening concert or an elegant wedding, this performer offers his audience artistry of the highest level. Through an inspiring recording or breathtaking performance choose to make his music a part of your life today.

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Country United States
City Atlanta
State/Province Georgia
Performer Type Musical Act

5 responses to “Atlanta Guitarist 1”

  1. Brent Glenn says:

    “Once again, I’d like to express our thanks for your fine performance here in Sautee-Nacoochee. You are not only an extremely accomplished guitarist, but a fine person as well.” Brent Glenn, Artistic Director – The Center Theatre

  2. Wayne McDonald says:

    “Your warmth and artistry left our people wanting more… you left us spellbound with your mastery of both your music and the instrument.” Wayne McDonald, Director – Sylvania First United Methodist Church

  3. Charlotte says:

    “Thank you so very much for providing such beautiful music. Your talent is a gift and in return you gifted us! Thank you, thank you, thank you!” Charlotte R., Atlanta, Georgia

  4. Jenny says:

    “…our beautiful music was a very special part of Jill and Michael’s wedding last June – a lovely memory.” Jenny K., Gainesville, Georgia

  5. Jefferson Press says:

    “…an outstanding young classical guitarist…In a word, the concert was exceptional.” Jefferson Press

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